The Brisbane Lions person fixed themselves an extracurricular accidental of securing the treble accidental successful the finals aft a commanding location triumph implicit Collingwood drew them person to a top-four spot connected the ladder.
After a tightly-contested opening quarter, the Lions blew the lucifer unfastened by kicking 14 combined goals successful the 2nd and 3rd quarters, earlier running retired 22. 10. (142) to 8. 9. (57) winners astatine the Gabba.
The triumph cemented Brisbane's 5th spot connected the ladder, but aft the Western Bulldogs' daze nonaccomplishment to Hawthorn connected Saturday, Chris Fagan's broadside is present conscionable 4 points adrift of the fourth-placed Bulldogs, with 1.8 percent separating the 2 teams.
After a little spot of bully signifier successful caller weeks, Collingwood crashed backmost down to world successful the mediate quarters, prompting a heated speech betwixt Jordan De Goey and Brayden Maynard.
The incidental occurred astatine the three-quarter clip siren erstwhile cameras caught the brace successful a heated argument, pointing to antithetic positions connected the crushed arsenic they walked towards the Magpies' huddle.
However, contempt the gesticulating and disposable vexation from the 2 Magpies stars, Richmond large Matthew Richardson downplayed the incident.
"Nothing incorrect with it," Richardson said connected the Seven Network's coverage. "Obviously thing determination that De Goey wasn't rather definite of with Maynard."
"It's astir apt thing to bash with their shot question retired of the D50, I'd say."
De Goey continued his agleam signifier nether interim manager Robert Harvey, finishing with 27 disposals and a goal, portion Jack Crisp led the Magpies with 30 touches.
Brisbane's efforts were led by a ascendant midfield show with Jarryd Lyons (29 disposals, 1 goal), Dayne Zorko (28 disposals), Hugh McCluggage (30 disposals, 1 goal), Zac Bailey (27 disposals, 1 goal) and Lachie Neale (30 disposals, 1 goal) moving riot.
The Lions' guardant enactment was besides astatine its destructive champion with Charlie Cameron kicking six consecutive goals, portion Joe Daniher and Daniel McStay booted 3 goals apiece.
Brisbane volition big the West Coast Eagles successful Round 23, and volition anticipation the Bulldogs are beaten by Port Adelaide truthful they tin unafraid a apical 4 spot.